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Outpatient Clinics

        
Urban Health Practice 
    

East Baltimore Medical Center, a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model, is the centerpiece of each resident’s community outpatient experience. EBMC, located off-campus in one of the most under-served and disadvantaged communities in the city, houses a thriving med-peds, pediatric, obstetrics and gynecology, and internal medicine clinic. EBMC is also the epicenter for Johns Hopkins’ new health zone community outreach program, The Access Program (TAP). TAP allows our primary care patients to access specialty care at Hopkins.

The EBMC Urban Health clinic is designed to facilitate the PCMH care-delivery system. The PCMH is a team-based model of care led by a personal physician who provides continuous and coordinated care throughout a patient's lifetime to maximize health outcomes. Physicians engage in a collaborative effort, providing high levels of access, communication, care coordination and integration, care quality, and safety. Residents experience inter-professional care of patients as they partner with nurse practitioners, nurse practitioner students, and community health workers (CHWs) in providing patient-centered care. In conjunction with the CHWs, residents make house calls. 

 East Baltimore Medical Center served over 20,000 people in 2011.

EBMC Patient Population by Age for 2011

Age Group
        
MaleFemaleTotal
Under age 1292226518
Ages 1- 41,0279601, 987
Ages 5 -121,6271,6473,274
Ages 13 -14344382726
Ages 15 - 198021,1951,997
Ages 20 - 244481,2481,696
Ages 25 - 441,2393,3474,586
Ages 45 - 641,5532,6384,191
Ages 65 - 74329540869
Ages 75 - 8496241337
Ages 85 and over2285107
        
Total Users7,77912, 50920, 288

    

    

     

   

     

       

       

      

       

              

Primary Insurance of EBMC Patients in 2011

Payor
       
  Percentage     Number
Medicare7.50%1,522
Medicaid56.62%11, 487
Private Insurance22.71%4,607
Other4.33%879
Self-pay8.84%1,793
        
Total100%20,288

            
Additional Outpatient Clinics                

Residents will also receive training in multiple federally qualified healthcare centers (FQHC) to gain firs-hand knowledge of these safety net facilities.  We partner with Baltimore Medical System (Maryland's largest FQHC), Chase Brexton Health Services (known for its HIV care), and Health Care for the Homeless (providing care in their brand new facility and on the street).

  
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